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Preparing for a Bathroom Remodel

Our greatest home remodel ideas often strike us in an instant, but we often forget about the stressful experience that comes with remodeling a section of the house. This stress is usually due to a lack of preparation for the change of space. You’ll need to consider many important factors for your new washroom.

It’s always a good idea to have a game plan in mind for your remodeling project. Our bathroom plumbing specialists have compiled a list of things to consider before putting your plans into action. Keep reading to learn more about how to prepare for a bathroom refresh!

Consider Flow of Traffic

First things first, you’ll want to consider your bathroom’s flow of traffic to ensure your pathways and fixtures have enough space. Use your design to maximize both storage space and accessibility. You’ll be thankful you were thoughtful in planning your new bathroom when morning traffic jams are no more!

Removal of Bathroom Items

While you’re moving your bathroom items to store for safekeeping during the remodeling process, it’s a great time also to evaluate your current body and hair wash products to see if they can be repurposed in the new space.

If multiple family members will be using the shower or bath on a regular basis, it’s recommended to settle on a shampoo, conditioner, and body wash for everyone to use. This will slim down on the number of bottles in your bathroom, ridding the area of clutter.

Organize Bathroom Accessories

Do you have a soap dispenser you’ve been waiting to replace? Is your medicine cabinet out of order? It’s a good idea to reorganize your bathroom and throw away any bathroom accessories that no longer serve you before remodeling your space. You’ll need to know precisely how many accessories you’ll want to keep in order to add sufficient storage space to your remodel plans.

Select Your Fixture Finish

Your showerhead and faucets will both catch the eyes of your houseguests, so make sure you truly love the finish of your fixtures! There are many finish options available on the market today. From silver chrome to matte black, you can truly make your space your own with fixtures. Finishes can add depth and flair to your bathroom, resulting in space neighbors will awe over.

Suppose you’re satisfied with your current fixture finishes, but your faucet could use an upgrade. Unfortunately, plumbing fixtures like showerheads and faucets don’t last forever, and you’ll need to replace them after many years of wear and tear. Keeping outdated fixtures is not only visually unappealing, but they’re also prone to leaks. Instead, replace them every 15 to 20 years.

Maximize Your Space

Use your space to your advantage! If you have a larger family, opt for a freestanding towel rack over a traditional towel bar. Purchase storage containers and caddies to consolidate your bathroom items. You can make your space as functional as you want to with the proper organization!

Decide on a Color Palette

Before picking a paint color out of the blue, consider creating your ideal color palette for a more cohesive interior design. Neutral colors are always an excellent option for small spaces, as vibrant colors can highlight how small the bathroom is.

Fixture Installation Professionals in Clovis

Make sure your dream plumbing fixtures are installed before the holidays arrive! Our team at Mark Carpenter Plumbing can help bring your vision to life with our professional fixture installation services. We assure a quick and seamless installation, along with superior customer service. Give us a call at (575) 222-2551 or complete our contact form to schedule an appointment with our team!